Radio presenter Mark Page jailed for 12 years

Broadcaster Mark Page has been found guilty of “grotesque sexual abuse” of children as young as 12.

The former BBC and commercial radio host was convicted of four counts of arranging the commission of a child sex offence between 2016 and 2019.

Sky News reports two charges related to contact he had via webcam from his home, while two happened during frequent trips to the Philippines.

Mark Page denied all offences but failed to convince a jury his devices had been hacked.

He will also be subject to a life-long Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

See the full details of today’s conviction here.

Mark Page has appeared on over 40 radio stations including Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg, Century FM, Real Radio, Smooth Radio, BBC Cleveland, BBC Newcastle, Radio Aire, Radio Clyde and The Pulse.

Mark is also a Forces broadcaster of 30 years on BFBS and his own network Garrison Radio which provided the British Army’s radio service for 12 years to nearly 20 UK locations.

As well as being Middlesbrough FC’s stadium announcer for over 25 years, he has announced and done warm up for over a dozen England and Team GB Internationals at various levels. He has also MC’d at Wembley, the Millennium Stadium and at two UEFA Cup Finals.

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2022 at 1:09 pm by RadioToday UK

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